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Published on 16th August 2010 by Darryl Morrell, 2973 views
At least one person has died after a Boeing 737-700 operated by Colombian carrier Aires crashed on landing at the Caribbean island of San Andres after a flight from Bogota.
Colombian civil aviation authority Aerocivil confirms the accident, saying that the 737-700, registered HK-4682, with Aires flight number 8250 had departed from Bogota around midnight local time and crashed at its destination airport at 01:49.
Onboard were 121 passengers and six crew members. A local air force official says that there is one fatality possibly through a heart attack and 34 people have been hospitalised while another 70 have received local treatment for lighter injuries.
The aircraft used to fly for easyJet as G-EZJU
Here is a selection of photos from various A-P members showing photos of the airline